Global governance system - A Chinese perspective

Prof. Dr. Lan Xue , School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

This talk with start with a general background of China’s development in recent years. It will then discuss about the determinants of China’s posture in the global governance system, including basic principles for international engagement and China’s domestic challenges. It will then talk about how to make G20 more effective as a global governance mechanism.

About the speaker
Dr. Lan Xue is a Cheung Kong Chaired Professor and Dean of School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He is also the Director of the China Institute for S&T Policy and a Deputy Director of the China Institute for Strategic Studies on Engineering and Technology Development. His teaching and research interests include public policy analysis and management, science and technology policy, and crisis management. He has published widely in these areas and served on the editorial board of many leading academic journals. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow of Brookings Institution. His many public service appointments include a member of the Expert Committee on Emergency Management of the State Council of China, Vice President of China Association of Public Administration, Vice Chairman of the National Steering Committee for MPA Education, a member of the Visiting Committee for Harvard Kennedy School, and a member of the Governing Board of International Development Research Center (IDRC). He is a recipient of the Fudan Distinguished Contribution Award for Management Science.

Venue: Conference Room

Date: 20 April 2012

Time: 12:30 - 13:30


UNU-MERIT